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Vindicator209

How can I find the name / path to a person's default browser? I'm having people complain about how my programs only opens IE.

Thanks


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JustinReno

It's probably somewhere in the registry, I'll Google it.

Edit: Look around on this, maybe you coulde change the value: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\htmlfile\shell\open\command

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Vindicator209

I'm googleing it right now and i keep getting something about netscape, the closest I got was the start up menu one, but that doesn't help, heh.


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GEOSoft

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\htmlfile\shell\open\command


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Vindicator209

Ahh, I found something nifty in the autoupdateit.au3 file in your directory:

Func _Start($s_StartPath)
    If @OSTYPE = 'WIN32_NT' Then
        $s_StartStr = @ComSpec & ' /c start "" '
    Else
        $s_StartStr = @ComSpec & ' /c start '
    EndIf
Run(@ComSpec & ' /c start ' & $s_StartPath, '', @SW_HIDE)
EndFunc

Works like a charm, thanks guys though


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GEOSoft

Ahh, I found something nifty in the autoupdateit.au3 file in your directory:

Func _Start($s_StartPath)
    If @OSTYPE = 'WIN32_NT' Then
        $s_StartStr = @ComSpec & ' /c start "" '
    Else
        $s_StartStr = @ComSpec & ' /c start '
    EndIf
Run(@ComSpec & ' /c start ' & $s_StartPath, '', @SW_HIDE)
EndFunc

Works like a charm, thanks guys though

What method are you using to get $s_Startpath?

The registry key I gave you contains the path to the default browser.


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Vindicator209

$s_Startpath is the URL, I don't know how the function works, but it works

oh and thanks

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GEOSoft

$s_Startpath is the URL, I don't know how the function works, but it works

oh and thanks

If $s_Startpath is a URL then yes, it will use the default browser to open it.

George

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Be sure to read and follow the forum rules. -AKA the AutoIt Reading and Comprehension Skills test.***

The PCRE (Regular Expression) ToolKit for AutoIT - (Updated Oct 20, 2011 ver:3.0.1.13) - Please update your current version before filing any bug reports. The installer now includes both 32 and 64 bit versions. No change in version number.

Visit my Blog .. currently not active but it will soon be resplendent with news and views. Also please remove any links you may have to my website. it is soon to be closed and replaced with something else.

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therks

Use ShellExecute("http://.....") and it should do about the same thing. I wrote that _Start() function before ShellExecute() was built-in.

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